Quotations About / On: SKY

  • 41.
    the genuine is born within us with the courage to cut all strings and fly freedom in the horizons of our own skies
    (Terence George Craddock March 28 2015)
  • 42.
    ... the creation of the woman, ... has the beauty that no stars in the skies and nor any flowers in the fields can ever match.
    (From my essay entitled 'A Note On Women's History Month')
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  • 43.
    From the shore.. one looks upward to the sanddune grass..10,000 green brushes attempting where they laid to paint the blue sky jade.
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 44.
    Let's not talk about Communism. Communism was just an idea, just pie in the sky.
    (Boris Yeltsin (b. 1931), Russian politician, president. Remark during a visit to the U.S. quoted in Independent (London, Sept. 13, 1989).)
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  • 45.
    I promise to be an excellent husband, but give me a wife who, like the moon, will not appear every day in my sky.
    (Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860-1904), Russian author, playwright. Letter, March 23, 1895, to his editor and friend, A.S. Suvorin. Complete Works and Letters in Thirty Volumes, Letters, vol. 6, p. 40, "Nauka" (1976).)
  • 46.
    How prone poor Humanity is to dam up the minutest remnants of its freedom, and build an artificial roof to prevent it looking up to the clear blue sky.
    (E.T.A.W. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus Wilhelm) Hoffmann (1776-1822), German author, composer. The Serapion Brethren. By Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann, vol. I, sect. 1, p. 9, trans. by Alexander Ewing, George Bell and Sons (1908). Cyprian to his fellow Serapion Brethren, about philistinism.)
  • 47.
    The atomic bomb certainly is the most powerful of all weapons, but it is conclusively powerful and effective only in the hands of the nation which controls the sky.
    (Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908-1973), U.S. president. Congressional Record (House), March 9, 1949, vol. 94, part 2, 80th Congress, 2nd session, p. 1, GPO (1948). In defense of Truman Doctrine.)
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  • 48.
    If someone were to think that trees are made to support the sky, they would all seem too short.
    (Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Notebooks and Diaries (1854).)
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  • 49.
    The sun of a prince's good graces resembles that in the skies in that it shines most kindly upon the blackest people.
    (Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Notebooks and Diaries (1811-1816).)
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  • 50.
    Everything that ever walked or crawled on the face of the earth, swum the depths of the ocean or soared through the skies left its imprint here.
    (Robert M. Fresco, and Jack Arnold. Dr. Matt Hastings (John Agar), Tarantula, Looking out at the desert. (1955).)
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